A MAN from St Leonards who went missing on Thursday, August 7 has been found.

David Button, 54, who was last seen at his home address in St Leonards at 3pm on August 7, was found safe and well just after 11.30am on Saturday.

He had left a note saying that he was going for a walk but did not return as expected, leading to him being reported as missing at 10pm on Thursday night.

His disappearance sparked a media appeal on Friday.

Force incident commander, Debbie Marsden, described his disappearance as “out of character” and that everyone who knows him was very worried and wished to find him as soon as possible.